The New SEC Chair Charts a Course for the Agency

Commentators have speculated since the appointment of Mary Jo White as SEC Chair that there would be a new emphasis on enforcement. Ms. White's remarks during her Senate confirmation hearings about unrelenting enforcement bolstered that view. Yet her recent remarks suggest perhaps another focus...

Could the SEC Become Irrelevant?

New SEC Chair Mary Jo White many well be facing an early test of her leadership. The battle ground could be money market reform. The stakes are high - the SEC could find itself becoming less than relevant in a critical corner of the markets. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew testified regarding the...